Re: Rolling Release Model(s), Fedora Discussion

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On 3/17/10, Konstantin Svist <[email protected]> wrote:
> On 03/16/2010 01:41 PM, Mike McCarty wrote:
>> How times have changed. It used to be that *NIX supporters put
>> the output from uptime in their e-mails, some of which were
>> years. It was a symbol of how stable the releases were, and
>> how stable the machines running them were.
>>
>> Now people "look forward" to their next reboot and even re install.
>>
>> It's an interesting social change, I guess.
>>
>> A "rolling release" is not possible when one changes versions
>> of the compiler, in general, unless one uses only statically
>> linked images. I don't foresee that happening.
>>
>> Mike
>>
>
> Well, a lot of people use laptops nowadays... I use my laptop as primary
> workstation at work and take it home every day, for example.

That is  no excuse :-)

[[email protected] tmp]$ uptime
 09:55:55 up 87 days, 22:58,  6 users,  load average: 0.41, 0.39, 0.30

This is on an eee pc that is pm-suspended when not in use.

> As for desktops - power outages happen at least 2-3 times a year anyway

Of course, there are ways around that...

Andras
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